As older employees prepare for retirement, considerations about where to spend their golden years is paramount. To help with that decision, they might want to consider new research
from financial website WalletHub about the best and worst places to retire
. The firm’s analysts compared the retiree-friendliness of the 150 largest U.S. cities across 40 key metrics — including life expectancy, recreational opportunities and the availability of physicians and home healthcare facilities — in an effort to help American workers plan an affordable retirement while maintaining the best quality of life. The following cities ranked best on the list for overall scores, and also had high-ranking scores in affordability, quality of life and healthcare.